The Bass is a name shared by many different species of fish. Smallmouth, Largemouth and Spotted bass known as very popular game fish. The term encompasses both freshwater and marine species, all belonging to the large order perch-like fishes, and the word bass meaning “perch”.
The bass were often found in ponds, reservoirs, warmer lakes and rivers, or is a migratory fish that travels from saltwater to freshwater to spawn. The water can be either stained, murky or clear, but they prefer non-flowing waters with abundant vegetation or flooded timber.
The largemouth bass (lat. Micropterus salmoides) is a freshwater fish in the sunfish family, also called brown bass, widemouth bass, bigmouth bass, Florida bass, Florida largemouth, green trout, gilsdorf bass, linesides, Oswego bass, green bass, black bass, bucketmouth, Potter’s fish, southern largemouth and northern largemouth.
The smallmouth bass (lat. Micropterus dolomieu) is a freshwater fish in the sunfish family. It is also known by a variety of regional names, such as the bronze bass, brownie, smallmouth, brown bass, bronzeback, smallie and bareback bass.
The spotted bass (Micropterus punctulatus) is a freshwater fish in the sunfish family. Its common names include spotty, or spots in various fishing communities.
The Bass have been seen eating tadpoles, frogs, small mice, small birds, crayfish, fish, aquatic insects, anything that they could swallow.